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Chatham County voter turnout was below statewide rate in 2024 Primary Election

Less than 2% of 'young' Chatham County voters cast a ballot in the May 21 Primary Election

Chatham County voters turned out at a 15.8 percent clip for the May 21 Georgia General Primary and Nonpartisan Elections, according to state Election data.

Of the 200,383 active voters in the county, 31,576 filled out a ballot. That number includes voters who turned in ballots during early voting stages, as well as those who voted on Tuesday, May 21. It also includes absentee ballots.
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Chatham County voter turnout sorted by age range, number of total votes
Voters aged 18-39 in Chatham County turned out at just 1.8 percent (3,594 ballots) for 2024 primaries, state data shows. As a state, Georgia had an 18.1 percent turnout rate.
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Chatham County had a 15.8% turnout for the May 21 Primary/Nonpartisan election
The May 24, 2022 Primary Election had a turnout rate of 28.2 percent in Chatham County. In 2022, there were 55,280 ballots cast of 196,554 registered voters (see below for 2022 data).
To view all of the 2024 election turnout data on the Georgia Secretary of State Elections Division website, click here.

Travis Jaudon

Travis Jaudon is a reporter for Connect Savannah. He is a Savannah native and has been writing in Savannah since 2016. Reach him with feedback or story tips at 912-721-4358
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